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Riding Skills

Learn to Ride (L2R)
You're never too old to learn to bicycle! Instructors will work one-on-one to teach the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...

Bicycle Rodeo
A Bicycle Rodeo is a bicycle skills event, taught on a school playground or parking lot, which provides an opportunity for kids and teens to practice and develop skills that will help them become better bicyclist and avoid typical crashes. Its objective is to teach children and teens the importance of seeing, being seen and remain under control at all times when riding a bicycle. This is achieved through a series of bicycle handling drills and simulation of traffic situations. Bicycle skills stations give students the opportunity to practice a variety of specific bike handling skills and procedures for operating a bike legally and more safely on the street. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...

Road Rules
Similar to a driver’s education course, Road Rules is an introduction to traffic laws, the basics of bicycling in traffic, proper cycling conduct, and pedestrian basics. Bicyclist and walkers must follow all the laws; Road Rules teaches safety when riding a bicycle on the street. This lesson offers an in class multimedia presentation and discussion about traffic safety issues for both bicyclist and walkers like basic right of way principles, or experience interacting with vehicular traffic on the street. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...


Teen Bicycle Traffic Skills (TS101)
Gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. The course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques and includes a student manual. Recommended for adults and children above age sixteen, this fast-paced, nine-hour course prepares cyclists for a full understanding of vehicular cycling. To schedule a contact or See upcoming courses...

Teen Bicycle Maintenance
Introduction to Bicycle Maintenance course is designed with the beginning mechanic in mind. Here you will learn the basics of maintaining your bicycle, from simple bearing system overhauls to tune-ups. The information presented is applicable to all types of bicycles and it is also a great introductory class for anyone who would like a more thorough foundation. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...

Group Riding

Kids Riding
Designed for parents and teachers, Kids Riding is an extensive playground and road class for those wishing to commute to school. Topics covered include how to perform a bicycle safety check, helmet fitting, bike sizing, bicycle maneuvers and riding in traffic. Parents and teachers work with instructors to better understand traffic laws and how it applies to them. Kids, parents and teachers will also learn the various options to riding together like where to ride, how to visible and what to carry on a group ride. A perfect class for parents and kids who wish to start a bicycle train (commute on bicycle) from home to school and back. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...

Kidical Mass
This workshop is for kids able to ride a bike and who are ready to ride on the roadways with their parents. Parents and kids must attend together and should bring their own bikes. An extension of Kids Riding Kidical Mass will lead parents and teacher through the optimum route for their bicycle train. During this ride students practice skills in real, through well supervised, environments. Students gain confidence and practice while having fun and increasing interest in cycling. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...


Teacher Training
In collaboration with teachers, administrators, parent champions and volunteers, SDCBC will teach you how to lead Bicycle Education Courses to youth. To schedule a class contact or See upcoming courses...


Contact the Education Coordinator at if you are interested in other classes such as:

  • Bicycle Safety and Driving
  • Bikes on Transit
  • Bike Field Trip
  • Boy and Girl Scout Classes
  • Girls on the Go
  • Teach your child to Ride a Bike


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